Hydrogen Power To Fuel The Globe?  Scientists are pursuing hydrogen as a clean, carbon-free, virtually limitless energy source for cars and for a range of other uses, from portable generators to telecommunications towers, with water as the only byproduct of combustion.

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Air transportation has grown at an amazing rate in the last 50 years and the industry is not showing any signs of slowing down. What this means is that the CO2 contributed by airplane engines, namely turbines is also on the increase and will continue to increase unless we make a step change in the […]

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A New Process for Synthetic Liquid Hydrocarbon Fuel. A team of University of Texas at Arlington chemists and engineers have proven that concentrated light, heat and high pressures can drive the one-step conversion of carbon dioxide and water directly into usable liquid hydrocarbon fuels.

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One of the best ways to develop an understanding of large solar pv farms would be to help build one. Maybe the second best way is to watch a time lapse video of one being built from start to finish. 

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The Problem With Ethanol. Ethanol from corn or other feedstocks is used as alternative fuel around the world but with the exception of Brazil it has not been accepted as a viable alternative. So what is the problem?

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Making Hydrogen Using Sunlight to Split Water. In the global battle to rid ourselves of fossil fuels, hydrogen often is presented as a way forward. As a energy carrier, hydrogen is not so attractive as it must be highly compressed and cooled to have sufficient energy per volume and it is not so easy to […]

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The Latest Advancements for Solar Cells and Touch Screens. Graphene has many extraordinary properties.It conducts heat and electricity efficiently and is nearly transparent. It is also about 100 times stronger than the strongest steel with a hypothetical thickness of 3.35Å which is equal to the thickness of the graphene sheet.

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Better Battery Designs from the Bane of Allergy Sufferers. For anyone that has lived with allergies, pollen is the enemy and pollen season is our worst time of year. Now it seems that pollen may offer advantages to designers of energy storage devices.

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Salt Water Filled Battery Technology Offers a Second Advantage. I have always believed that the best solution is a one that is a win-win for more than one party. In this case, researchers have found a technology that not only advances energy storage but at the same time helps to address water sources in areas […]

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A Different Approach to Renewable Energy in Copenhagen. Denmark is an interesting place as this publicly funded submission to the 2014 Land Art Generator Initiative Copenhagen design competition demonstrates. It was named the Energy Duck and it is meant to float or swim around the harbor of the city of Copenhagen.

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